Our Savior Lutheran Ministries

Senior Staff

  • Rev. Dr. Kevin Austin-   

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Kevin is excited to be a part of the team at Our Savior.  He is married to Aldebaran and together they have two children (Hannah and George).   

    Pastor Kevin got a B.A. in theological languages from Concordia University in River Forrest, IL, a Masters of Divinity from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, CA focusing on Discipleship in the 21st Century.  

    Pastor Kevin loves sharing God's Word with people and doing life together with other people.  Outside of work, you can find Pastor Kevin on a baseball field somewhere with his son or rooting on his beloved Dodgers.  

  • Julie Knight-

    School Principal

    Julie feels blessed to have been a part of the Our Savior family for the past six years as an 8th-grade and PE teacher, Athletic Director, and currently the School Principal. She is the mother of two high school-age children, and in her spare time, you will find her either at a football, soccer or baseball field.

    Julie is a graduate of St. Mary's College in Moraga (GOD is a GAEL!), and a proud wife of 17 years to a local law enforcement officer.   

    Before teaching at Our Savior Lutheran School, Julie worked as a PE teacher in the Livermore Valley Joint United School District, and before entering the education workforce, she was a forecast coordinator for Oracle Corporation. 



    Don has been a member of Our Savior community since 2000 and was blessed to join the Ministry Team in 2019.  He is responsible for the business and operational side of Our Savior.  His previous experiences were in order fulfillment  for technology companies and in marketing/field operations within the automotive industry.


    Don has a BSME (Mechanical Engineering) degree from Kettering University in Flint, MI, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.


    Don is happily married to his spouse of 35+ years (Beth) and their daughter Andrea lives in San Francisco.  Outside of work, Don enjoys several sports, inclusive of tennis, basketball, and cycling.


  • Sara Agee-

    Director of Christian Education

    Sara serves as the Director of Christian Education (DCE) at Our Savior.  She helps provide educational and discipleship opportunities for people of all ages, including children, families, middle school and high school students, and adults. 

    Sara has a B.A. in Psychology from Concordia Nebraska and is a certified Director of Christian Education. 

    She is passionate about helping people grow in their faith and building their relationship with Christ.  She is also a proud dog mom of Bowie the pug.



    Dave is new to Our Savior and excited to be part of the team. He is married to Andrea and together they have two boys (James and Wesley).

    Dave has his BA from Concordia University Irvine, an MA in Faith & Culture from Trinity International University, and a PhD from Biola University's Talbot School of Theology. He is the author of Teaching the Faith at Home and Called to Serve.

    Prior to coming to Our Savior, Dave was a professor at Concordia University Irvine as well as on staff with the Pacific Southwest District. 

  • Karen Schroeder-

    Director of Music

    Karen joined Our Savior as its Director of Music in May 2017.  She joined us after serving 14 years as Music Director at Ascension Lutheran in Torrance, CA.


    Under Karen’s guidance, we enthusiastically continue OSLM’s strong commitment to its music ministry.

  • Sara Hall-

    Preschool Director

    Sara Hall has been a part of the Our Savior Ministry Team for seventeen years and a part of the Livermore Community for the past 30 years. She is married to Randy and together they have three children (Brandon, Andrew and Kirsten)


    Sara has an AA degree in Early Childhood Education and 35 years of experience in teaching and directing.


    Sara is a hands on director that loves to spend time in the classroom with the children sharing Jesus with them on a daily basis. She believes in a developmentally appropriate approach allowing children to grow at their own pace. Outside of work Sara can be found with her family enjoying God’s wonderful world at the beach or in the mountains.

Support Staff

  • Jennifer Burrus

    School Administrative Assistant

  • JUlie Lawsen

    Preschool Administrative Assistant

  • Carla GomeS



    Facility Manager

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